by Sallie Bingham
Cache—a collection of similar things, hidden, as an arms cache. We don’t need to know anything more about an arms cache today. There’s another kind of cache, as I discovered on my hike yesterday morning: a waterproof box with a glass top, placed on a picnic table at the bottom of the trail.
It holds an assortment of objects picked up on the trail: a yellow rubber duck, pencils, bits of metal—and now the bright pink earplug I added. Next to the cache, a nice little leather notebook invited the scrawls of hikers, celebrating the trail, friends, dogs, under the caption “rite something.”Read More »